Natalya Timakova: ten years on the post of press Secretary, Dmitry Medvedev

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in photobanks-Secretary of Russian President Natalia Timakova, Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoNatalya Timakova: ten years on the post of press Secretary, Dmitry Medvedev© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Natalya Timakova, who has worked for the press Secretary Dmitry Medvedev for 10 years and visited during this time in the ranking of the most influential women of Russia, announced his departure from his post.

Timakova said on Thursday that goes to work in a Bank, and next week will dedicate the transfer of cases to new press Secretary who will be Oleg Osipov, the first Deputy chief editor MIA «Russia today».

Timakova was appointed as press-Secretary of Medvedev, who was then President, in may 2008. Prior to that, she worked in the press service of the President 12 years. After, after Medvedev, Timakova went to the White House, staying by his press Secretary, and in 2012 was appointed a Deputy head of the government apparatus.

In the government, Timakova was also engaged in the implementation of state policy in the field of culture and cinematography. In her own words, she was interesting and important to the development of domestic animation, museums, including museums of modern art.

Journalism on both sides of the fence

Natalia Timakova was born in 1975 in Alma-ATA. In 1998 she graduated from the philosophical faculty of Moscow state University named after M. V. Lomonosov. The work of the media she knows firsthand: from 1995 to 1997, Timakova worked as a correspondent of the political Department of the newspaper «Moskovsky Komsomolets», in 1997 moved to «Kommersant», since 1999 was the political analyst of news service of news Agency «Interfax».

Presidential campaigns Timakova worked since 1996. In particular, she was accompanied on the campaign trail, Boris Yeltsin.

In 1999, Timakova was appointed Deputy head of the Department of government information of the government of the Russian Federation, in 2000 — Deputy head of the press service of the President. In 2001, Timakova became the first Deputy head of the press service of the head of state, and in November 2002 — the first Deputy press Secretary of the President is the head of the press service of the President. In 2004-2008 she was head of the press service and information of the Russian President.

Internet memes

One of the most memorable statements Timakova was the phrase «He’s not Dimon» instantly popped on the Internet and used in numerous meme. These words Timakova in an interview with radio station «Voice of Russia» spoke against «common household rudeness» on the Internet, urging to respect the Prime Minister.

«I don’t understand people who, conventionally, in Facebook you write: «Well, Dimon, you’re done, lit». You do not Dimon. He is the Chairman of the government. Not necessarily to call him Dmitry Anatolyevich, but at least Dmitry and «you»? It is good manners. If we talk about what upsets him online, rather, this fact», she said then.

This phrase triggered a huge number of jokes in social networks.

Timakova itself actively present on the Internet, on her account in Instagram signed by almost 16 thousand people. There she publishes more stories about travel or business activities, as well as footage from a vacation or talks about attending social events, cultural parades. In addition, Timakova — fashionista and gadgetman: it can be seen in the clothes of famous brands, and affordable outfits from local designers, first of all it will get interesting novelties of the market of electronic devices.

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met with representatives of the Internet communityNatalya Timakova: ten years on the post of press Secretary, Dmitry Medvedev© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met with representatives of the Internet community
In the top influential women

In 2011, Medvedev’s press Secretary, along with the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko and singer Alla Pugacheva, topped the ranking of the 100 most influential women of Russia, prepared by several media, including RIA Novosti.

The rating included women who either affect decision-making in the sphere of politics or business, occupying high positions, or define the mindset of people and are an example to follow.

A list of persons was compiled in several stages. Their proposals for who should get into the ranking of the most influential women were sent by radio listeners, then the connect expert group.

In such ratings Timakova were in other years.

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